The First Commandment (Exodus 20:1-17)

First Baptist Church Scott City, MO · The First Commandment (Exodus 20:1-3) In Exodus 20, the Lord gave Moses and the children of Israel the Ten Commandments. These commandments along with the rest of the Law, let Israel know what was required of them as God’s people. The Lord began with the introduction: “I amContinue reading “The First Commandment (Exodus 20:1-17)”

Jesus: Fully God & Fully Man (Philippians 2:5-11)

In Philippians 2:5-11, Paul used Jesus as the perfect example of humility. Jesus humbled Himself by entering our world and further humbled Himself by dying on the cross so that we may be reconciled to the Father. Before we go further into Paul’s letter to the Philippians, we shall dive deeper into what Paul meantContinue reading “Jesus: Fully God & Fully Man (Philippians 2:5-11)”

Doubting God’s Love (Malachi 1:1-5)

Introduction to Malachi   Malachi is a book that deserves our attention. It was written to a people who questioned the love of God, were troubled by the world around them, were apathetic in their worship, were indulging in sinful activities, dishonoring marriage, selfishly withholding their tithes and offerings, and questioning the benefit of followingContinue reading “Doubting God’s Love (Malachi 1:1-5)”

Joseph: According to Plan (Genesis 41)

Knowing that God is in control might not make your circumstances any easier, but it will make it easier to endure your circumstances. For example, Joseph knew that God was in control of his life. Even though it did not make his time in an Egyptian dungeon any easier, knowing that God is in controlContinue reading “Joseph: According to Plan (Genesis 41)”

I Am God Almighty (Genesis 17)

Do you ever wish you could start over? Maybe you have convinced yourself that a fresh start would take away all your problems and allow you to live happily ever after? The truth is that simply starting over is only a short term solution because soon you will find yourself wanting to start over again.Continue reading “I Am God Almighty (Genesis 17)”

The Tower of Babel (Genesis 11:1-9)

“Pride goes before destruction, and a haughty spirit before a fall” (Prov 16:18). The surest path to self-destruction is to believe that you are strong and wise enough to handle anything and everything. The surest path to an abundant life is to surrender your life to Jesus Christ. Today, we shall be in Genesis 11Continue reading “The Tower of Babel (Genesis 11:1-9)”

A Firm Foundation (Gen 1)

Before we discuss Genesis 1 in detail, we shall attempt to lay a firm foundation for our study in Genesis. Here are a few of the presuppositions we shall be working from: 1) Genesis 1&2 is accurate, 2) God is honest, and 3) Genesis 1&2 is clear. Genesis 1&2 is Accurate. Genesis is historical narrativeContinue reading “A Firm Foundation (Gen 1)”

God is the Creator (Genesis 1:1)

The Bible begins with this simple, yet profound statement: “In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth” (Gen 1:1). This statement is simple because we learn that everything was created by God. It is profound because of the magnitude of the creative power of God. In our sermon today, we shall focus onContinue reading “God is the Creator (Genesis 1:1)”

I Love The Trinity

Author James White wrote about the Trinity: “The Trinity is the highest revelation God has made of Himself to His people¹.” Being the highest revelation of God, the Trinity demands our attention. The Trinity describes the relationship between the three Persons of God who share the one Being of God. If you did not completelyContinue reading “I Love The Trinity”

The Self-Existence of God (Genesis 1:1)

Today we begin our study of the book of Genesis. In the very first verse we read: “In the beginning, God created the heavens and the earth” (Gen 1:1). In this verse we learn about the beginning of the universe, but we are not told about God’s beginning. How did God begin? Did someone orContinue reading “The Self-Existence of God (Genesis 1:1)”